Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum

About the museum The Museum re-opened on 9 August 2014 following a major refurbishment. The Museum covers the history of the Warwickshire Yeomanry from 1794 to 1956 with a collection of uniforms, weapons, medals and memorabilia. The Warwickshire Yeomanry together with the Queen’s Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcestershire Yeomanry) took part in the Affair of Huj on 8th November 1917 – Read the Rest…

Staffordshire Yeomanry Museum

About the museum The attic floor of the Ancient High House is home to the Staffordshire Yeomanry Regiment Museum, founded in 1794. As a local volunteer force the Yeomanry saw active service for over 200 years. The extensive range of items on display reflects their illustrious and distinguished history.The collection covers the history of this County Yeomanry Cavalry Regiment from Read the Rest…

Staffordshire Regiment Museum

About the museum The Museum is situated alongside Whittington Barracks near Lichfield, the historical home of the Regiment, and houses a collection of around 11,000 items. The collection tells the story of the Regiment and its forbears from its formation in Lichfield in 1705.  It includes uniforms, equipment, medals (8 of the Regiment’s 13 VCs are on display), badges and Read the Rest…

Shropshire Regimental Museum

About the museum A very rich collection of artefacts, displayed on 3 floors in the mediaeval border castle in Shrewsbury.  It covers the history of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry and the County’s Artillery, Yeomanry, Militia, Volunteer and Territorial units. Exhibits include pictures, uniforms, medals, silverware, weapons and other artefacts from the 18th Century to the present day. There is Read the Rest…

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (Royal Warwickshire) Museum

About the museum The museum tells the story of the 6th Foot (Royal Warwickshire Regiment) from its raising in 1674 to the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers today. The story of the ‘Warwickshire Lads’, from Private to Field Marshal, is illustrated with an exciting collection of uniforms, weapons, equipment, badges, medals, pictures, documents and regimental memorabilia. The regimental library and archive Read the Rest…

Queen’s Royal Hussars Museum

About the museum The Queen’s Own Hussars museums is currently (January 2018) closed and a new one is currently being build, due to open in Warwick late 2018. The comprehensive collection covers the history of the Regiment from its foundation in the late seventeenth century, with emphasis on both Horse and Tank warfare. Key events in the Regiment’s history, from Read the Rest…

Park Hall Countryside Experience, Welsh Guards collection

The Welsh Guards Collection is on permanent display at Park Hall Farm Countryside Experience at Oswestry. The “Welsh Guards Collection” is a unique collection of artefacts and archives depicting and honouring the history of life in the Welsh Guards since the formation in February 1915. There is also a large scale trenches experience created on site used for school visits.

Mercian Regiment Museum (Worcestershire)

About the Museum The Worcestershire Soldier is a permanent exhibition at the City Art Gallery and Museum at Worcester.  A well presented collection covers the history of The Worcestershire Regiment from 1694, The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment from 1970 to 2007 and The 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters) to the present day with displays of uniforms, Read the Rest…

Herefordshire Light Infantry Museum

About the Museum A small collection of objects associated with the regiments raised in Herefordshire dating from the Volunteers of the Napoleonic period. Regiments Herefordshire Light Infantry, Herefordshire Regiment, Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps, Herefordshire Militia.

City Museum & Art Gallery

About the Museum The Worcestershire Yeomanry Collection now contributes to a new and permanent exhibition within the City Museum and Gallery, Worcester called “The Worcestershire Soldier”.   Drawing on collections and objects from the Worcestershire Yeomanry Cavalry and the City Museum Service, the new displays tell the story of the people of Worcestershire and their role in the defence of Read the Rest…